FILM : Big Sleep, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Big Sleep, The 1978 Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Edward Fox, Joan Collins, John Mills, James Stewart, Oliver Reed, Harry Andrews, Richard Todd, Colin Blakely, Richard Boone, Candy Clark, Diana Quick, James Donald, John Justin Hertfordshire, Kent, London
Director : Michael Winner   Production Company : ITC Films, Winkast Film Productions  Region : LONDON A-B,SOUTH EAST A-D

A faithful remake of the 1946 original in which private eye Philip Marlowe finds himself involved in murder, blackmail and violence when hired to protect a General's young daughter. Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler's book fairly closely otherwise.

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bs008dn. Looking south-east out to the North Sea. SJ
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Big Sleep, The - Mitchum and Mills at Ramsgate.
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bs008e. Mitchum and Mills at Ramsgate.

bs008en. Looking north-east towards Ramsgate and Broadstairs. This was also seen at the finale of Ruby Blue. SJ
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Big Sleep, The - Gloucester Road area again, De Vere Gardens, W8.
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bs009. Gloucester Road area again, De Vere Gardens, W8.

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Big Sleep, The - And after all it's only a short cab ride to Putney Embankment where our hero just happens to see the van in a garage! Quell fortuna! Imperial College Boat Club, is the white building. I need to look at the film again. I thought our hero arrived in a cab, pic bs009c, but later his own open top Mercedes is parked outside the front door. Hey Ho!
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bs010. And after all it's only a short cab ride to Putney Embankment where our hero just happens to see the van in a garage! Quell fortuna! Imperial College Boat Club, is the white building. I need to look at the film again. I thought our hero arrived in a cab, pic bs009c, but later his own open top Mercedes is parked outside the front door. Hey Ho!

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Big Sleep, The - Is the Thames Rowing Club, again Putney.
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Big Sleep, The - Is a bit of both.
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